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B irmingham Live brings you reviews and photos from gigs throughout the Birmingham area, the latest news, album reviews, interviews and a regularly updated gig guide.

Search for a band or venue for in-depth reviews and some great band photography.

We love the atmosphere of a small, intimate gig as well as the energy of a stadium or festival. No matter what venue, we aim to be there.

Birmingham Live are proud to bring you new talent and aim to support up and coming photographers and writers to produce the passionate gig reviews and stunning photography you can find here on Birmingham Live!

The site was launched in 2008 by former-Birmingham, now Montreal Music and Wedding photographer Steve Gerrard and now features the work of a team of volunteer editors, writers and photographers.

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Please note that the opinions and views expressed at or through this website are the opinions of the designated authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or views of  Birmingham Live or the views of any other individual.

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The Offspring + Bad Religion + Templeton Pek @ o2 Academy, 19th June 2016

I have to start this review by declaring that I’m out. I’ve listened to the arguments and looked at it […]

Underground Ocean + Lady Grey @ o2 Institute, 19th June 2016

The Brum Live team are all for pluralism, eclecticism and broad church inclusivity, and God knows we all need an […]

Godiva Festival Line-up

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Underground Ocean plus supports for o2 institute

Headliners on 17th June are Underground Ocean, Worcester wunderkinds of no nonsense rock, who are seriously establishing a reputation. Variously described […]

John Grant @ o2 Institute, 10th June 2016

In accordance with the scheduled timings, the venue descends into darkness and layered audio samples swirl about the anticipatory audience. […]

Charlotte Carpenter + Bryony Williams + Aaron Jackson @ Hare & Hounds, June 9th 2016

Aaron Jackson is a local lad with guitar and granite–groin vocals and at barely seventeen is far too young to […]

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